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All-Chablis Lunch: Raveneau, Fèvre and Brocard

I love minerally white wines. They are refreshing and delicious on their own, and the perfect accompaniment to a summer meal. The king of minerally white wines is Chablis, at least top premier cru and grand cru Chablises. I was therefore very excited about our monthly Euro lunch this month, with the theme of Chablis from some of Chablis’s great producers. And the king of kings when it comes to minerally white wines is the top grand cru of Chablis, Les Clos. Five of the 13 Chablises we sampled at this lunch were from the Les Clos Grand Cru. Continue reading

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A New Voice in Chablis: Patrick Piuze

Patrick Piuze is a new negociant producer in Chablis who has received quite a bit of media attention already even though he’s only produced two vintages so far. He also has major international distribution already–in the U.S., Hong Kong and elsewhere–which is impressive for a new operation like this. Arlequin Wine Merchant hosted a tasting with Patrick recently, and since I’m a Chablis lover, and very interested in the newer producers that have been popping up in Chablis in the last several years, I made it a point to attend. Continue reading

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